On Anthony Lewis (1927–2013)

A path-breaking journalist who was the nation’s most consistent voice for justice for over half a century

Challenge to the Church

Why Priests? A Failed Tradition

by Garry Wills

The Revolt of the Invisible Woman

The Woman Upstairs

by Claire Messud

Paris: The Thrill of the Modern

‘Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity’: the Belle Époque at the Met

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity

an exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, September 25, 2012–January 20, 2013; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, February 26–May 27, 2013; and the Art Institute of Chicago, June 26–September 22, 2013

The Debt We Shouldn’t Pay

The classical historian Moses Finley said that in the ancient world all revolutionary movements had a single program: “Cancel the debts and redistribute the land.”

Debt: The First 5,000 Years

by David Graeber

Pinning Down Spartacus

If his uprising was not an early example of class warfare, then what was driving Spartacus?


by Aldo Schiavone, translated from the Italian by Jeremy Carden

What Is a Good Life?

Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study

by George E. Vaillant

The Real Karl Marx

Jonathan Sperber’s ‘Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life’

Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life

by Jonathan Sperber

Not So Elementary, Watson

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

a film directed by Guy Ritchie


a television series on the BBC created by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat


a television series on CBS created by Robert Doherty

The Perils of Sherlock Holmes

by Loren D. Estleman

The House of Silk

by Anthony Horowitz

Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the D’Urbervilles

by Kim Newman

Garment of Shadows

by Laurie R. King

A Study in Sherlock: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon

edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger

The Game's Afoot (or Holmes for the Holidays)

a play by Ken Ludwig, directed by Aaron Posner

As If: Modern Enchantment and the Literary Prehistory of Virtual Reality

by Michael Saler

The Autobiography of Sherlock Holmes

by Sherlock Holmes, edited by Don Libey

The Grand Game: A Celebration of Sherlockian Scholarship

edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger

Bohemian Souls: A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of "A Scandal in Bohemia"

edited by Otto Penzler

The “Illustrated” Speckled Band: The Original 1910 Stage Production in Script and Photographs

by Arthur Conan Doyle, edited by Leslie S. Klinger

The Narrative of John Smith

by Arthur Conan Doyle, edited by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower, and Rachell Foss

“Dangerous Work”: Diary of an Arctic Adventure

by Arthur Conan Doyle, edited by Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower

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Down and Out in Cambridge

Harvard Square

by André Aciman

The Deep Stains of Dictatorship

The Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe

by Marci Shore

Making a Long-Gone World Alive

Artist and Visionary: William Matthew Prior Revealed

an exhibition at the Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, May 26–December 31, 2012; and the American Folk Art Museum, New York City, January 24–May 26, 2013

The Father of Violent Islamism

Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism

by John Calvert

Sayyid Qutb: The Life and Legacy of a Radical Islamic Intellectual

by James Toth

A Different Turning Point for Mankind?

The Axial Age and Its Consequences

edited by Robert N. Bellah and Hans Joas

Some Like It Hot!

Climate and Social Stress: Implications for Security Analysis

edited by John D. Steinbruner, Paul C. Stern, and Jo L. Husbands

Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4ºC Warmer World Must Be Avoided

a report for the World Bank by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future

by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

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